Regional Power Rivalries In The New Eurasia Russia Turkey And Iran

Author: Alvin Z. Rubinstein
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1315481596
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This text discusses the relationship between Russia, Iran and Turkey since the collapse of the Soviet empire. These nations are the main rivals for influence in the Caucasas and Central Asia, with China a distant factor.

Iran And Turkey

Author: Marianna Charountaki
Editor: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 1786723808
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The foreign policies of Turkey and Iran seem increasingly to dictate the course of events in the Middle East. More recently, and especially following the Syrian crisis, the spotlight has turned to these states’ dynamic re-entry onto the political stage, revealing them as key players with an international role in efforts towards the balance of power across the region. This book traces the major determinants of Turkish and Iranian foreign policies and their influence on events in the Middle East. Based on an examination of these states’ politics and policies since 1979, and using material gathered from interviews with leading political figures from Turkey, Iran and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Marianna Charountaki offers fresh insights into how we understand the contemporary global order. Of particular importance, this book shows, is the effect of both external and internal factors on foreign policy and how the interaction between state and non-state actors informs political decisions. In placing these issues in a theoretical framework, Marianna Charountaki pioneers a new conceptual map within International Relations. An interdisciplinary study that provides a fresh new perspective, this book will be of particular interest to scholars of International Relations, Politics, Foreign Policy, Kurdish and Middle East Studies.

Iran Turkey Relations 1979 2011

Author: Suleyman Elik
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136630872
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Both Turkey and Iran are large and important countries in the Middle East; how these two countries relate to each other is of crucial importance both for the region and for the wider world. This book explores the diplomatic, security and energy relations of these two middle power states since 1979, analysing the impact of religious, political and social transformation on their bilateral relationship. It considers the nature of Turkey-Iran relations in the context of middle power relations theory, and goes on to look at diplomatic crises that have taken place between Turkey and Iran since 1979. The author analyses Turkey and Iran’s security relations with the wider Middle East, including the Kurdish-Turkish War, the Kurdish-Iranian War and the Kurdish-Arab War, and their impact on regional politics.

Armenia The Regional Powers And The West

Author: A. Mirzoyan
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 0230106358
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This work represents the first systematic study of Armenia's foreign policy during the post-independence period, between 1991 and 2005. It explores four sets of relationships with Armenia's major historical 'partners': Russia, Iran, Turkey and the West (Europe and the United States).

The Future Of Transatlantic Relations

Author: Andrew Dorman
Editor: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804771979
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This contributed volume provides a valuable comparative examination of the state of transatlantic relations. The comparative approach utilized highlights the often understudied differences in perception and policy that exist across European and North American states towards the idea and practice of the 'transatlantic relationship'.

The Role Of The State In West Asia

Author: Annika Rabo
Editor: Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul
ISBN: 9789186884130
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West and Central Asia have for centuries contributed to shaping the identity of Europe by constituting a significant other. This work looks at social, cultural and political areas of heritage and cross-cultural interaction. The region itself may be defined as one that stretches from the Mediterranean to China, and from the Himalayas to Siberia, but this study focuses on Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey.

Russian Education And Society

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The Political Economy Of Turkey In The Post Soviet Era

Author: Libby Rittenberg
Editor: Praeger Publishers
ISBN: 9780275955960
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The collapse of the Soviet Union and the Soviet bloc had a profound effect on Turkey economically and politically. On the one hand, the collapse further marginalized Turkey's position in Western Europe, as some of the newly liberated Central and Eastern European countries raced ahead of Turkey to join the European Union. On the other hand, the collapse presented Turkey with new opportunities and challenges stemming from geographic proximity and cultural/historical ties with countries that emerged from the Soviet bloc and from the former Soviet Union. In articles focusing on the 1990s and beyond, this book explores how the economic and political fortunes of Turkey have changed since the end of the Cold War. Two main sections of the book examine Turkey's relations with the European Union and with the former Soviet Union and Soviet bloc countries. Each section opens with a chapter providing an overview of Turkey's political relationship with the respective region, followed by chapters that examine facets of the politico-economic relationships. Located in a potentially volatile portion of the world, Turkey plays an important role in maintaining peace and prosperity in its region. The analysis in this volume allows an understanding of the critical factors that influence the political economy of Turkey, and therefore, its ability to contribute to world peace and stability.

Greece And Turkey After The End Of The Cold War

Author: Christodoulos K. Yiallourides
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Turkey And The Caucasus

Author: Gareth M. Winrow
Editor: Royal Inst of International Affairs
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The author provides an overview of Turkey's relations with its Caucasian neighbours and discusses their future development. He analyzes the role of official and non-official actors in formulating foreign policy, the complications of wider regional dynamics and the geopolitical and economic significance of Turkey as a regional power and NATO member state; and as a market and transit route for Caspian resources.